WoRMS taxon details

Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)

291255  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291255)

accepted
Species
Coenopsammia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Coenopsammia nigrescens (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Dendrophyllia micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Dendrophyllia nigrescens Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Enallopsammia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Oculina micranthus Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted (basionym, changed combination)
Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted (wrong spelling)
Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted (wrong spelling genus name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Oculina micranthus Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   
Depth range 0-50 m  
Depth range 0-50 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=291255 on 2022-05-18
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-08-14 14:40:15Z
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original description  (of Dendrophyllia nigrescens Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   

original description  (of Oculina micranthus Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Dendrophyllia micranthus var. grandis Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [details]   

original description  (of Coenopsammia viridis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 3. Monographie des eupsammides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 10: 65-114, pls. 5-9. [details]   

original description  (of Coenopsammia aequiserialis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 3. Monographie des eupsammides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 10: 65-114, pls. 5-9. [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. (1992). A case for marine conservation: Hong kong's Scleractinian coral communities. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the fourth international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: pp 3-13.  [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009-2017). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cairns SD. (1998). Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of Western Australia. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 18(4): 361-417. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (2004). Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 56(3): 259-329. [details]   

additional source Sammarco, P.; Porter, S.; Cairns, S. (2010). A new coral species introduced into the Atlantic Ocean - Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg 1834) (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Scleractinia): An invasive threat?. <em>Aquatic Invasions.</em> 5(2): 131-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2010.5.2.02 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Figueira de Paula, A.; Creed, J. C. (2004). Two species of the coral Tubastraea (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) in Brazil: a case of accidental introduction. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 74: 175-183.
page(s): 176, 181 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Kitahara MV, Stolarski J, Cairns SD, Benzoni F, Stake JL, Miller DJ. (2012). The first modern solitary Agariciidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) revealed by molecular and microstructural analysis. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 26 (3): 303-315., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/is11053
page(s): 305, 307 [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H. & M.J. Grygier. (1985). Diversity and range of scleractinian coral hosts of Ascothoracida (Crustacea: Maxillopoda). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique.</em> 61(2):115-138.
page(s): 130 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Tachikawa, H. (2005). Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Hexacorallia, Anthozoa, Cnidaria) collected from Otsuki, Kochi prefecture, Japan. <em>Kuroshio Biosphere.</em> 2: 1-27. [details]   

additional source Choi E, Song J-I. (2017). Three records of the genus Tubastraea (Anthozoa:Hexacorallia: Scleractinia: Dendrophylliidae) from Korea. <em>Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity.</em> 33(2): 65-72. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 28 [details]   

redescription Cairns SD, Zibrowius H. (1997). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the Philippine and Indonesian regions. <em>in: Crosnier, A. et al. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 16. Campagne Franco-Indonésienne KARUBAR. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 172: 27-244. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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    Definitions

Nontype (of Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)) HLD X2: 127-9 (a, b), geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)) MSI C-306, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)) RMNH, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)) RMNH, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Dendrophyllia micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)) RMNH, geounit Saudi Arabian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 22018, geounit Mauritian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 79137, geounit Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 79138, geounit Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 79140, geounit Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 79143, geounit Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 91832, geounit Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 91833, geounit Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastraea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) USNM 91834, geounit Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR 8656, geounit Sudanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR 8657, geounit Sudanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR 8658, geounit Sudanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR I/436/E3 [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR I/440/E3 [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR I/449/E3 [details]
Nontype (of Tubastrea micrantha (Ehrenberg, 1834)) NMSR I/495/E3 [details]
Nontype RMNH [details]
Nontype UAZM Coel. 235 [details]
Nontype UAZM Coel. 5450, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 45507, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 78549, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 78551, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 83682, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 83685 [details]
Nontype USNM 91088 [details]
Nontype USNM 97646 [details]
Nontype USNM 97647, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 97648, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 593-86, geounit Ashmore-Cartier Is. [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species remark In Gulf of Mexico (IHO Sea Area) : It has no known impacts in its native or introduced range. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-50 m [details]

Spelling often misspelled as micrantha [details]
LanguageName 
English black tube coralblack sun coralblack cup coral  [details]
German Schwarze Kelchkoralle  [details]
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